North Labrador Coast - north of Saglek

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 20 knots increasing to south 30 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries or showers today and tonight. Flurries or showers beginning Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 05 May 2016
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NDT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25.
Tuesday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4915N 5330W to 4905N 5230W to
5025N 4830W to 5520N 5140W to 5625N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year
ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme southeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4215W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5130N 5728W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

Unknown number of icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM NDT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 4:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Ungava Bay.
By 4:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over central Labrador Sea.

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